Tag Archives: commute

Something stinkier than bike hippies?

From an article about sustainability efforts at a small business, in which the writer compares the success of his company’s bike commuting promotion vs a coffee grounds recycling initiative. What caused bicycle commuting to succeed and coffee grounds recycling to fail? There‚Äôs the obvious. Coffee grounds smell. Bicycles do not. I find that a little read more »

California cities and bicycle commuters

I’m looking at the LAB’s just released 2010 data on bicycle commute mode share. The LAB analyzed U.S. Census American Community Survey data from 375 cities to estimate the numbers of bike commuters in those cities. Davis, California tops the list with 22% of workers commuting by bike. A few other California cities tops Seattle’s read more »

It’s not a race

It’s not a race. That’s what I tell myself as Joe Lycra zips past me on his Cervelo S3 during the evening commute, and it’s what Jill Flipskirt on the Breezer Villager shouts as I crawl past on the hill after slipstreaming behind her.

Ryan Leech rides a bicycle

We already know Ryan Leech does amazing trick riding on his trials bike, but who knew Ryan also rides what looks like a pretty sweet commuter rig — what he calls his “errand bike” — to get around city streets in Vancouver?